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Social Studies
World War II

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Anne Frank was born in Frankfurt am Maine, Germany on June 12, 1929. In 1933 Anne's family moved to Amsterdam. On Anne Frank's thirteenth birthday she received a diary, she named it "Kitty". She loved to write in her journal. As every day passed, things got worse and worse for Jews. Then when World War II started her father, Otto Frank and some other clients where he worked created a hiding place in an annex to the office. The family moved into the hiding place as soon as possible. One day in August 1944, a little after two years of hiding, the Frank family was found and put into a concentration camp. Only Otto Frank survived.


1929 - Anne Frank is born1933 - Hitler and Nazi Party take over Germany1933- Jews flee Germany1939- WWII begins1942- Anne's family go into hiding1944- Anne's family is found and sent to concentration camps1946- Anne & her sister die1945- WWII ends in Europe1947- The Diary of Anne Frank is published

1. The "diary" Anne received for her 13th birthday was actually an autograph book.2. Anne wrote most of herdiary in the form of letters to a person named "Kitty". 3. Anne and her family were found when they were betrayed by someone-anonymous to this day-who knew where they were hiding. 4. Anne died in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, but not in the gas chambers. 5. Of the 8 people who had been hiding in the secret annex, only one survived. 6. Otto was given the diary by Miep Gies, one of the dutch citizens who helped hide them.7. Some people-mostly holocast deniers- believe that Anne Frank's diary is a forgery.

Lasting Impact

This diary gives people the reality of what Jews went through during World War II, this one diary has changed many people, it has changed the world.


- Anne Frank... and her diary

Anne Frank



"Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart."


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